Business Advice in Rayleigh

Our qualified and experienced advisors are here to help provide business advice that will help you reach your goals. 
Delivered in partnership with Rochford District Council

Our business advice helps new and established businesses...

Start

  • Create a business plan
  • Develop a business idea
  • Obtain funding and grants
  • Find useful business resources
  • Define or reach a target market

Develop

  • Enhance a business idea
  • Improve sales strategy
  • Refine marketing approach
  • Build a successful team
  • Establish business premises

Deliver

  • Establish true leadership
  • Reach new customers
  • Diversify product portfolio
  • Embrace digital technology
  • Connect to business networks

Start

  • Create a business plan
  • Develop a business idea
  • Obtain funding and grants
  • Find useful business resources
  • Define or reach a target market

Develop

  • Enhance a business idea
  • Improve sales strategy
  • Refine marketing approach
  • Build a successful team
  • Establish business premises

Deliver

  • Establish true leadership
  • Reach new customers
  • Diversify product portfolio
  • Embrace digital technology
  • Connect to business networks

Call 01206 489351 or contact us here.

New Business?

Thinking of starting a business or operating for less than 3 years?

Funded business advice available, helping make your business a success.

Get in touch today to book an appointment with one of our experts. 

Established Business?

Has your business been in operation for 3 or more years?

Our qualified business consultants are available to established businesses.

Pricing starts from just £45 per hour.

Meet Our Advisors

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Mandeep Gabhari

Mandeep has run numerous businesses within the hospitality sector ranging from restaurants to event management. He has also project managed several property developments. Mandeep has also undertaken several voluntary roles as a steward, then teaching business in Spain, a Trustee Director for Vision Redbridge. Since 2003, he is a mentor and business speaker on the Prince’s Trust’s Enterprise Programme.

James Cracknell

SFEDI accredited business advisor James Cracknell has been working in this capacity across NE Essex and Suffolk for the past 6 years. He also has experience in establishing co-operative, social enterprise and charity organisations. He has worked with Colbea and MENTA in Suffolk as a business advisor and mentor. James has close ties with the University of Essex and has facilitated their I-Teams programme for the last 2 years.

Keith Powell

Business advisor Keith holds a Marketing Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. He has run business health checks on established businesses, assisted in formation initiatives with other local organisations and helped businesses obtain funding. Accredited as a consultant under the Enterprise Initiative, Keith is a long-term asset to Colbea’s advice services.

Booked appointments with an advisor last one hour. 
Arrange your fully-funded, confidential business advice session with a Colbea business advisor now:

Contact Us

Call
01206 489351

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Colbea CENTRAL Colchester

1 George Williams Way

Colchester

Essex

CO1 2JS

Call: 01206 548 833

Email: enquiries@colbea.co.uk

Hours: 8:30AM – 5:30PM Mon-Fri

Colbea NORTH Colchester

340 The Crescent

Colchester

Essex

CO4 9AD

Call: 01206 848 420

Email: enquiries@colbea.co.uk

Hours: 8:30AM – 5:30PM Mon-Fri

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